Signature Events

Annual Dinner  

The first premier business event of the year is attended by 1,000 business and community leaders and provides prime visibility and contacts.

Audience: 1,000+ business leaders Sponsorship Fee: $5,000 - $30,000
When: February

Annual Lunch 

This wrap-up lunch looks back at the year of business in Cincinnati USA with perspectives provided by high-profile guest speakers.

Audience: 700+ business executives Sponsorship Fee: $5,000-$20,000
When: October

Growth Awards

The region's most dynamic companies are spotlighted for their driving force on the attraction, expansion and retention mission.

Audience: 300 Partnership Investors & Economic Development Officials Sponsorship Fee: $5,000-$7,500
When: March

Small Business Excellence Awards Luncheon

It's the Academy Awards of the Business community, where the Chamber recognizes accomplishments of Cincinnati USA's outstanding small businesses. The luncheon event features a nationally recognized speaker and opportunities for networking.

Audience: 600-800 business leaders Sponsorship Fee: $10,000-$25,000
When: May

WE Celebrate 

Awards program that honors women-owned businesses and the people who support them at a breakfast event. Part of the Women Excel suite of programs.

Audience: 500-7000 Women Owned business leaders Sponsorship Fee: $7,500-$15,000
When: December

Party in the Park 

For more than 30 years, Party in the Park has been a popular happy hour/music festival destination for Cincinnatians. Party in the Park is held every other Wednesday evening from 5:30pm to 10:30pm and features a variety of regional musical entertainment acts and others activities designed to attract people to the riverfront.  Good Friends, Great Musics & one Rockin' Party!

Audience: 80,000+ consumers Sponsorship Fee: $1,500-$50,000
When: 10 events every other Wednesday, April-August

Taste of Cincinnati USA  

Nationally revered as an outstanding "restaurant city", Cincinnati comes together every Memorial Day weekend for this three day food & entertainment extravaganza showcasing approximately 45 Cincinnati USA restaurants serving up delicious and delectable menu items. Taste of Cincinnati USA is also a musical festival, with continuous live entertainment featuring local and national recording artists performing on 5 different stages.

Audience: 500,000+ consumers Sponsorship Fee: $6,000-$100,000
When: Memorial Day weekend


Showcases the rich German heritage of Southwestern Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style food, music and beer. The Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati tradition began in 1976 as a block party near historic Fountain Square, and since its huble beginnings, the event has grown to be recognized as the nation's largest Oktoberfest celebration, second in the world only to the original Oktoberfest in Munich Germany.

Audience: 500,000+ consumers Sponsorship Fee: $6,000-$100,000
When: September

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